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Subject:  Re: SS conclusion Date:  11/12/2003  10:58 AM
Author:  SeattlePioneer Number:  234 of 1698

<<cliff666:
Unfortunately, if the bar is set too high, the money saved won't be very much. We read that only ~3.5% of American families are worth more than 1 Million, so cutting benefits off at 1 Million assets would only save 3.5%.


This is an intersting point Cliff and brings up several problems with how you decide who gets the SS benefits and those that don't. How would the government calculat